What Are The Benefits of Massage Therapy?

What Are The Benefits of Massage Therapy?

“Aaaahhhhhhh” If you’ve had a massage before, you know what I mean. You already know how relaxing they are. Even deep, therapeutic, firm massages leave a person in a relaxed state. The benefits of massage therapy have been well documented through scientific research...
Exercise Your Brain

Exercise Your Brain

Have you ever heard or said the expression “you are getting on my last nerve”?  I not only used to spew this cliche expression at my daughter (who happens to be a boxer-beagle mix) whenever she wouldn’t listen to me, but I would also follow up with “They don’t...
5 TCM Tips to Improve Digestion

5 TCM Tips to Improve Digestion

Throughout history, many Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioners have considered digestive health to be at the core of our overall well-being. When our digestive health becomes impaired, this can lead to the development of many other diseases that may seem...
Calf Strain

Calf Strain

So, you tore your calf muscle, now what?   Tearing the fibers in your calf can be quite painful. It can happen to anyone. However, weekend warriors in their 40’s-50’s are more likely to tear a calf. People are particularly susceptible when starting a new seasonal...
Divorce: Healing with Massage

Divorce: Healing with Massage

Going through a divorce may be one of the most stressful life experiences that you ever experience. In fact, because there have been countless studies that highlight the connection between stress and the taxing and negative effects on the immune systems, there are...
Essentials of Fitness Part 4: Balance

Essentials of Fitness Part 4: Balance

This is the final article of my Essentials of Fitness quadrilogy.  In the previous article, we talked about one of the less talked-about aspects of fitness; which would be the flexibility aspect.  Alongside flexibility though, balance is the other category of fitness...